NTSB Identification: NYC90LA127.
The docket is stored on NTSB microfiche number 42130.
Accident occurred Friday, June 08, 1990 in LINCOLN PARK, NJ
Probable Cause Approval Date: 09/28/1992
Aircraft: CESSNA 152, registration: N4755P
Injuries: 2 Uninjured.
NTSB investigators may not have traveled in support of this investigation and used data provided by various sources to prepare this aircraft accident report.
THE CFI SAID SHE WAS DEMONSTRATING AN LANDING ON RUNWAY 19 WHEN THE AIRPLANE STRUCK AN UNIDENTIFIED VEHICLE WITH ITS NOSE WHEEL SHEARING THE NOSEWHEEL OFF. A GO AROUND WAS MADE AND THE CFI DIVERTED TO THE DEPARTURE AIRPORT FOR LANDING. THE DISPLACED THRESHOLD MARKINGS (240 FEET) ON THE RUNWAY WERE NOT VISIBLE DUE TO RECENT RUNWAY RESURFACING AND THE RUNWAY STARTS APPROXIMATELY 20 FEET FROM THE ROAD. THE INVESTIGATION WAS UNABLE TO SUBSTANTIATE A VEHICLE STRIKE BY THE AIRPLANE AND THERE ARE NO KNOWN WITNESSES TO THE ACCIDENT.
The National Transportation Safety Board determines the probable cause(s) of this accident to be: THE ACCIDENT WAS A INFLIGHT COLLISION WITH AN VEHICLE WHILE THE AIRPLANE WAS ON FINAL APPROACH FOR A LANDING.
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